Can You Pass This Hard General Knowledge Quiz?

By: Olivia Seitz
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About This Quiz

Calling all trivia junkies! Let’s jump right in and see just how smart you are. Can you name which math symbol has no value? What about the U.S. state that’s home to Area 51? Do you know the name for a group of ravens? What’s the capital of Australia?

If you answered zero, Nevada, congress and Canberra, then you’re probably a trivia master!

You have a love of knowledge and, if you don’t have an answer, you have a burning desire to find one. You’ve always got your eyes and ears peeled for new information, soaking it up like a sponge. Books are your best friend; you read voraciously. You’re not afraid to explore new topics. You might be an expert in 80s movies and WWII planes, but you’re still willing to learn about world languages. You stay on top of current events and have plenty of sources for your news. You most likely killed it at Brain Quest as a kid. 

Take pride in your general knowledge abilities!

Think you might know which creature can lift up to fifty times its body weight? What about where the Serengeti is located? Do you know which bug sometimes has six legs and sometimes eight? 
If any of those questions ring a bell, don’t wait! See if you’re smart enough to ace this quiz!

Where is the Eiffel Tower located?

The sun rises in the east and sets where?

Dorothy and her dog, Toto, are characters from which famous movie?

Every living thing is made up of:

Which ingredient helps baked goods rise?

Who co-founded the tech company, Apple?

Which one of these aquatic creatures needs to breath air?

What vegetable is used to make bread and butter pickles?

What color is traditionally believed to make bulls angry?

Which creature can lift up to fifty times its body weight?

Where is the Serengeti?

Athens, Greece was named after which Greek god?

Which vitamin or mineral is responsible for giving carrots their bright orange color?

Who was the second president of the United States of America?

Which of these bugs has both six and eight legs depending on its stage of development?

Which cartoon character encouraged children to eat their spinach?

The "universal donor" blood type is:

Milk was traditionally delivered in what type of container?

Which famous singer was known for many hits, including "My Way" and "New York, New York?"

What is on the national emblem of the United States of America?

The common term for an extraterrestrial being is what?

What word do the British use instead of "cookie?"

What is the fourth planet from our sun?

Which of these dinosaurs had a really long neck?

Which of the following is not a primary color in classic color theory?

Which country's astronauts landed on the moon first?

What is it called when a woman gives birth to four children at the same time?

What is the main ingredient in ice cream?

Which war spurred the development of the internet?

Which of the following is not a type of tooth?

What is the shape of the Earth?

What is the German word for "bless you?"

The word "butt" can refer to:

What term does Wall Street use to describe a downward-trending market?

What substance is no longer used in thermometers due to safety concerns?

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